Focused window follow me when I switch workspace?

Bjørn T Johansen btj at
Tue Jan 4 15:38:04 CET 2011

On Tue, 4 Jan 2011 15:31:42 +0100
Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at> wrote:

> 2011/1/4 Bjørn T Johansen <btj at>:
> > I have just installed Fedora 14 using the XFCE spin and I am experiencing one strange thing...
> > When I switch workspace, the window that had focus on the previous workspace, follows me to the new workspace...
> > I have looked and tried different settings but I can't seem to be able to switch this "feature" off, what am I missing?
> Any window or just sticky ones?

Any window that has focus when I switch desktop....

> Sticky windows will appear to "follow" the active workspace in the
> pager, but that's due to the was libwnck pager acts (our pager used to
> show the stick windows in all desktops).
> But that's the pager only, the behavior and functionality hasn't changed.

Yes, but this is not in the pager, the actual window moves to current workspace...

> So first check if your window is "sticky". Or do you have some
> devilspie or similar devil's tool set up that would explain such
> weirdness?

Nope, not sticky and no such tools setup...

> Cheers,
> Olivier.
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